Adelaide researchers say they might have found a better way to use anti-inflammatory drugs to prevent breast cancer. The Hospital Research Foundation has identified a protein that causes inflammation and increased breast density in some women, increasing their cancer risk :: Read the full article »»»»
New Australian research has found men suffering even mild erectile dysfunction could have heart disease without knowing it. The Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study is one of the largest on-going studies of healthy ageing in the world.
Doctors who looked at more than 95,000 men found that erectile dysfunction may be a symptom of cardiovascular disease. The study found that men with erectile dysfunction have a higher risk of being admitted to hospital with heart disease, even if they have no history of heart problems.
This is because erectile dysfunction can indicate problems with blood vessels and poor blood flow. The study notes that erectile dysfunction is common, with an estimated 40 per cent of men over 40 experiencing it :: Read the full article »»»»
Scientists from Deakin University, St Vincent’s Hospital and Barwon Health are recruiting 200 people in Melbourne and Geelong to take part in the study, researchers will be looking at whether a Mediterranean and red meat diet can alleviate depressive symptoms.
The Mediterranean diet is a modern nutritional recommendation inspired by the traditional dietary patterns of Portugal, Spain, southern Italy, southern France, Greece and parts of the Middle East :: Read the full article »»»»